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  1. ERGONOMIC SOLUTIONS Designing The Workplace To Best Protect The Health And Safety Of Employees

  2. SOME ERGONOMIC HAZARDS • Repetitive Motion, Static Pressure, Poor Posture, Force, Stress, Unstable Position, Awkward Position, Lifting, Twisting, Lighting, Vibrations

  3. SOME ERGONOMIC HAZARDS • Pressure, Joint Or Muscle Deviation, Carrying, Air Quality, Uncomfortable Temperatures, Unstable Positions, Chemicals, Sharp Objects, Extended Exertion Time, Etc.

  4. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Adjust Chair To Fit The User • Adjust Height And Position Of Keyboard • Adjust Desk Or Table To Fit Employee

  5. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Use Footrest For Dangling Feet • Use Footrail Or Footstool For Standing Workers • Adjust Tilt and Curvature Of Keyboard To Match Natural Hand Position

  6. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Adjust Height Of Work Surface For Standing Workers • Place Most Used Task Materials Within Nearest Reach Zone • Prioritize Materials According To Reach Zones

  7. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Improve Housekeeping, Eliminate Clutter • Organize Storage Areas To Minimize Hazardous Lifting • Avoid Leaving Items On Work Area Floor, Not Even Temporarily

  8. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Minimize Static Lifting, Especially Upward • Organize Work And Work Area To Avoid Awkward Postures • Request Help With Heavy, Bulky, Or Awkward Lifting Tasks

  9. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Remove Obstructions To Passageways And Storage Access • Provide Regular Equipment Checks And Maintenance. Repair Or Replace As Needed

  10. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Assure Work Processes Are The Least Strenuous And Stressful • Assure The Most Natural Body Positions Are Being Used • Take And Properly Use Rest Breaks

  11. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Dilute Exposure To Strenuous And Stressful Tasks. The Greater The Exposure, The Greater The Dilution • Do Not Rest Wrists On Sharp Or Hard Edges

  12. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Place Mouse Within Easy Reach With No Hindrances To Use • Blow Dust From Mouse Ball Cavity Wash Ball With Mild Soap And Water • Top Of VDT Should Be No Higher Than Eye Level

  13. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Use “Soft-Touch” When Keyboarding • Locate VDT To Minimize Glare • Use Screen Hoods Or Glare Guards To Minimize Glare

  14. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Keep VDT Screen Clean And Free From Dust • Reduce Excessive Light, Especially For Computer Work • Do Not Cradle The Phone On The Shoulder

  15. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Organize Work And Area To Minimize Bending And Squatting • Plan Work To Break Up Extended Periods Of Repetitive Motion Tasks • Limit Excessive Exposure Duration To Vibrations

  16. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Minimize Work And Use PPE In Extreme Temperatures • Report Hazards And Hazardous Situations To Your Supervisor • Eliminate ALL Fall Hazards (Slips & Trips)

  17. ERGONOMIC AIDS • Take Health And Safety Seriously, On The Job And Away • Know Safe Processes And Procedures • Be A Health And Safety Role Model For Others To Follow